Living With Diabetes: Technology

The JDRF is the world's leading nonprofit organization supporting Type 1 Diabetes research. Fun fact: they used to be called the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, but changed to the acronym in acknowledgement of the fact that, huh, it's not just kids who get it. (Did you know that Mary Tyler Moore was 33 when she … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: Technology

Living With Diabetes: My First Low

I never, ever, ever would have believed that one day I'd be writing about SCIENCE on the internet. And like, medicine. And math. These were my least favorite subjects in school. I am solidly an English/Theater type of girl. But hey, I also never would have believed that I'd one day post my weight on the internet. Or a … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: My First Low

Living With Diabetes: The First 2 Months

If I had to organize the events of the recent past into sequences, Sequence 1 ended with my first trip to the endocrinologist. I went from symptoms to diagnosis – “This is definitely Type 1 diabetes” (and, you know, maybe type 2, too). Now I had to learn how to live with the disease. In recognition of … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: The First 2 Months